On 22-25 July 2013, training was conducted in Zhovtneva School: “Basic knowledge of mediation. School conflict resolution”. This training module was developed by the Ukrainian Center of Understanding.
Trainings were conducted by “Initsiativa” public organization together with the Fund of rural communities of Dvorichna in the framework of local Community Law Center activities with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation.
More than ten students from different local schools participated in this trainings. They have received a basic knowledge of conflict resolution practices and they are now making the first steps to create a local school conflict resolution service. Students have set up the first stages of their future work:
– providing relevant information to students, teachers and parents on peaceful conflict resolution (mediation practices);
– cooperation with school administration and negotiations to create a local school conflict resolution service;
– presentation of the work of the local school conflict resolution service for students, teachers and parents.
Reference: Community Law Center was set up by the Fund of rural communities of Dvorichna and is implemented together with local State Administration and Regional Council. Community Law Centers were established and work with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation within the framework of “Legal empowerment of the poor Initiative”. You can learn more on the Centers network activities, basics and principles of work here: www.pravo.prostir.ua (“Community Law Centers”)
The Fund of rural communities of Dvorichna is working on enhancing life conditions of citizens of Dvorichna district through the development of a harmonious and tolerant community. More information: www.dvorich.info
The points of view reflected in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily coincide with the point of view of the International Renaissance Foundation.